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Brown Fish owl

Ketupa zeylonensis


It was spotted on a river bank in the Biligiri Rangan Hills of Karnataka, India.

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Aj Unni
Aj Unni 10 years ago

Yeah I think, it is a brown fish owl guys! Thank you very much for the correction.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

This is Western ghats race find near your spotted area of this beautiful bird..

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Unni..please try to describe story in spotting description and habitat.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

This is very beautiful Indian bird alike every other Owl across the world.. thanks for sharing here on Project Noah..

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Hello Unni.. Welcome to Project Noah..!!
We have various local missions on spottings made in Indian and Western ghat habitats.

This is definitely not a Eurasian Eagle Owl which had red eyes! It looks very much like a Brown Fish Owl, Ketupa zeylonensis.

ChristyHolland 10 years ago

He's beautiful!! He looks a bit like a fish owl. Nice shots!

KarenL 10 years ago

Lovely photo! I'm not sure you have the correct ID though. Maybe one of our bird experts can advise?

snickerweb 10 years ago

Wrong spotting!

NuwanChathuranga 10 years ago

wonderful spotting!!

Aj Unni
Spotted by
Aj Unni

Davanagere, Karnataka, India

Spotted on May 16, 2012
Submitted on May 16, 2012

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